Bolitoglossa psephena Campbell, Smith, Streicher, Acevedo, and Brodie, 2010

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Bolitoglossa > Species: Bolitoglossa psephena

Bolitoglossa psephena Campbell, Smith, Streicher, Acevedo, and Brodie, 2010, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 200: 33. Holotype: UTA A-48204, by original designation. Type locality: "Finca Santa Elena, 5.2 km W of Health Center at Agua Escondida, Chimaltenango, Guatemala, 2500 m, (14.791487° N, 91.051613° W)".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Finca Santa Elena, Chimaltenango, Guatemala, 2500 m elevation).


Similar to Bolitoglossa meliana and likely assignable to either the Bolitoglossa morio group or Bolitoglossa franklini group, according to the original publication. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 40–69, compared this species with others from Central America and provided a map and photograph. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 348–349, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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